Rejected petition Lower the voting age to 16 across the UK.

For years, people have been voting for decisions that will effect the future of young people, without giving them a say in it. This has to change. Extending the vote to 16-year-olds will likely get more young people interested in politics and give them their deserved democratic rights.

This petition was rejected

Why was this petition rejected?

There’s already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

You are more likely to get action on this issue if you sign and share a single petition.

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/269437

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